Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation for Dummies
ISBN: 1118844866
EAN13: 9781118844861
Language: English
Pages: 306
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: For Dummies

Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation for Dummies

Book Overview
Use Lean Six Sigma to transform your business. Lean Six Sigma is a powerful method for improving both the efficiency and quality of projects and operations. In this new book, the team that bought you Lean Six Sigma For Dummies shows you how to take Lean Six Sigma to the next level and manage continual change in your organization. You'll learn to design a roadmap for transformation that's tailored to your business objectives; develop and implement processes that eliminate waste and variation across the company; synchronize your supply chain; and successfully deploy Lean Six Sigma over time. Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation For Dummies shows you how to: Define your transformation objectives and create a bespoke 'Transformation Charter' for your organization. Assess your company's readiness for transformation. Establish a 'Transformation Governance System' to help you manage the transformation programme effectively. Bring your people with you Plan and achieve the cultural change needed to make the transformation process successful. Join up the dots between planning and effective execution with Strategy Deployment. Deploy a 'Continuous Improvement' toolkit to achieve everyday operational excellence. Sustain the transformation programme and widen the scope across the organization (including deploying to the supply chain). Adopt a 'Capability Maturity Approach' to drive business improvement - recognizing that change is a continuous transformational journey, just as pioneers like Toyota have done. Use a range of Lean Six Sigma Tools - using the right tools, at the right time (and in the right order ) enables continuous improvement by eliminating waste and process variation.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Learn to: Transform your business Manage continual change Develop and implement processes that eliminate waste Successfully deploy Lean Six Sigma over time Use the power of Lean Six Sigma to transform your business and manage continual change Are you ready to take Lean Six Sigma to the next level to manage continual change in your organisation? Inside, you'll get the tools to design a roadmap for transformation that's tailored to your business objectives, and develop and implement processes that eliminate waste and successfully deploy Lean Six Sigma over time. Now get started! Get down with the basics - find an introduction to Lean Six Sigma fundamentals, including the methods used to improve existing processes or design new ones Prepare for the trip - define your transformation objectives and keep making sure they're feasible along the way Take flight - put plans into practice and use formats such as the X Matrix to capture, present and monitor the activities involved and understand how they interrelate Continue the journey - look at issues involved in engaging and empowering people as the organisation moves towards a culture of continuous improvement Keep it sustainable - discover insights into approaches that will benefit the wider organisation Open the book and find: The key principles of business transformation How to work with DMAIC and DMADV Why it's important not to do too much too soon An introduction to the DRIVE Model Tips for defining your transformation objectives How to establish the transformation governance system Ways to implement strategy deployment Ten pitfalls to avoid